The AppScript offering classifies and evaluates more than 40,000 mobile health-care apps currently available for download on iOS and Android platforms.
Currently, about 40 percent of IT staffing for security management goes to contractors. That percentage is expected to hit about 60 percent by 2017.
Satya Nadella, head of Microsoft's cloud and enterprise unit, shares his views on where the IT industry, and his company, may be headed in 10 years.
A Google commuter bus that shuttles employees to and from work was blocked for some 30 minutes by residents who oppose the use of the buses for traffic and economic reasons.
Looking back, 2013 has been the year of social business. It has evolved from a tool for students and teens to connect with one another, to become an integral player in our daily lives—with a profound effect on society and the business landscape. Couple this with the explosion of mobile devices, the power of analytics technology and new cloud delivery models, and the result is a perfect storm of industry trends that make 2014 the year that businesses can move from "liking" to leading as they look beyond social media to see how social technologies drive real business value. From marketing and sales to product and service innovation, social is changing the way people connect and the way organizations succeed. Nowadays, becoming a leader in a particular marketplace means using social solutions to drive cost savings, increase revenue and cultivate competitive advantages. IBM has been playing hard in the social business arena in the last year or so. In this eWEEK slide show, Scott Hebner, IBM's vice president of social business, offers bold predictions for what we can expect to see in social in 2014.
The report recommends expanding health IT education and literacy programs for consumers to encourage greater use of health IT.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A new law passed by the U.S. House of Representatives will try to rein in so-called patent trolls by requiring them to show they have valid claims and raising the cost of losing a case.
Microsoft researchers build a tool, called Telepathwords, to help users avoid common mistakes in creating their passwords.
The rapid growth of data across the enterprise has resulted in increasing risk, liability and cost to organizations. At the same time, there is a significant opportunity to tap into this data to deliver increased productivity and greater strategic insight. In this slide show, with input from a Hewlett-Packard Autonomy study, eWEEK looks at the key reasons information governance is fast becoming a boardroom imperative. Information governance, or IG, is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information at an enterprise level; IG supports an organization's regulatory, legal, risk, environmental and operational requirements. Information governance incorporates privacy attributes, electronic discovery requirements, storage optimization and metadata management. A wealth of software to handle the challenges facing records managers has emerged from vendors including Active Navigation, Collibra, EMC, Feith Systems, HP Autonomy, IBM, Nuix, Open Text Corp., RSD and Symantec. Data governance, as well as leveraging and monetizing corporate data, is increasingly becoming a top priority.
The companies intend to develop tools to help organizations inspect the software inside network-enabled devices and protect them from attack.
The need for efficient sharing of information across locations in a synchronized way is expected to be a key driver of cloud computing in health IT.
The report also noted risk management and regulatory compliance would not be a safe-haven from the demand for operational efficiency.
The judge says the Java APIs could be considered software tools, not simply techniques to build software, which legally cannot be copyrighted.
Front runner Alan Mullaly, CEO of automaker Ford, may not take over for Steve Ballmer when he retires.
When employees travel, hard-to-control connectivity costs rise, says iPass, providing details. Its solution? Partner with iPass.